Emily N. Strauss

Lecturing Fellow


Emily Strauss teaches first-year Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing, and the upper level Scholarly Writing Workshop.

Prior to joining the Duke Law faculty in 2016, Strauss was an attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York.  She was a member of the litigation department, and her practice focused on securities litigation and criminal and regulatory investigations, including fraud, antitrust, executive misconduct, and bribery-related matters.  Previously, Strauss was Special Counsel at a nonprofit promoting the rule of law in developing countries.

Before law school, Strauss was a Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa and a high school teacher in China.  She is a member of the bars in New York and Massachusetts.